The Padel is a modern and social sport. It is an easy sport to play, which requires less technique than the tennis. It is very popular in Spain and Argentina, and has over 12 million players worldwide. It is overall a growing trend sport that will be developed throughout the Mediterranean region, positioning Monaco as a crucial center.
World Padel Tour (WPT) is the largest professional Padel circuit in the world with presence in 3 continents and 16 awards during the year.
A large number of padel fans usually attend WPT editions to discover the world’s best players and participate in activities that are organized during the contest. Over the years, this sport is attracting more and more fans in Europe and around the world.
Over 285.000 people attended the latest editions of the WPT.
More than 3 million followed this event on television.
In December 2014, the World Padel Tour (WPT) signed an agreement with Monte-Carlo International Sports, that represents the arrival of professional padel to Monaco and France. With this agreement, Monaco becomes a springboard for the future of this sport in France as well as a necessary step in the professional padel´s calendar.